Short project lapbooks seem to be working well for the children and me at the moment and I’ve been keen to look at ways we can incorporate more of these into our weekly ‘work’. We have been reading Juniper Jupiter this last week and I wanted D and E to…

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This Christmas the children have been very lucky and received some lovely gifts from family. Damian and I always make sure the children give thanks and we think it is important that they take a bit of time to send a small thank you card. Damian and I are always…

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I wrote last week about a Farm & Food Tuff Spot that I had set up for the children. This was in response to Mr D’s surprise when I had said that milk came from cows. I think it is really important that children understand the reality of where their…

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We have, as ever, been reading lots and lots of books! The children have been fortunate enough to have been sent some real beauties in recent weeks and I have been busy sharing them across instagram and twitter. It never fails to amaze me the variety of books that grab…

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I was recently sent a copy of the lovely Elliot’s Arctic Surprise (by Catherine Barr and Francesca Chessa). The book is right up my street in many ways, but mostly as it helps to get across an important conservation message in a lovely gentle way, aided by some bright and…

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